April 21, 2011
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Kubica has made good progress on his road to recovery
Robert Kubica is poised to leave hospital in the next 10 days, after his rally crash in February.
The Pole has been resting at the Santa Corona hospital ever since his accident, after suffering arm and leg injuries.
In an interview with the Renault F1 website, Kubica has stated that he will soon return to his home in Monaco, then move to the Formula Medicine clinic in Italy to continue his recovery.
He has also stated that his injuries are getting better every day:
"The mobility of my hand is limited but this is pretty normal in this kind of
situation, because the connected arm muscles are still very weak due to the long
period of immobility. Things are definitely improving day by day.
As soon as I leave hospital, I'll head to my home in Monaco for a short period of
rest. Then I'll move to Dr. Ceccarelli's facilities in Italy where I will start a
deep rehabilitation program and a preliminary soft training programme. The two
programmes will gradually cross over based on the speed of my recovery."
He also revealed that his team have been keeping him well up to date with their progress in the 2011 season.
In a message to the fans, he raised hopes:
"Well, just continue to enjoy the F1 show even though I'm not there at the moment.
From my side, I'll try to use my difficult experience to come back as strong as I
Unfortunately, there was no word as to when Robert predicts a comeback to Formula 1 racing.